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MOOC 101: What the MOOC!

MOOC 101: What the MOOC!

Ever wondered on how you could improve your skill sets? Or what you could do in order to get an edge in the competition that we call life? Be it […]

by · October 6, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Things we learn from course registration data of IITK

Things we learn from course registration data of IITK

Every semester, the office of Dean of Academic Affairs(DOAA) releases statistical reports on course registration data. Here is what Vox Populi found after exploring this data. Total number of courses(excluding […]

by · August 1, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Student Initiatives in IIT Kanpur

Student Initiatives in IIT Kanpur

Every institution is prone to problems. IIT Kanpur is no different – with such a large student population, maintaining an updatable database of almost any information is a tough task. […]

by · January 2, 2015 · 1 comment ·
Opportunities and Challenges of Building a World Class IIT from the Ground Up: The IIT Gandhinagar Story

Opportunities and Challenges of Building a World Class IIT from the Ground Up: The IIT Gandhinagar Story

Dr. Sudhir Jain was the first speaker in the latest lecture series initiated by IIT Kanpur, Making of a University, in which distinguished academicians are invited to share their vision […]

by · December 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Semester VI at Waterloo!

Semester VI at Waterloo!

Hi! I am Mohit Sharma, Senior Undergraduate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Last winters, I was on a semester exchange to University of Waterloo, Canada and I […]

by · August 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Students’ Welfare Cell

Students’ Welfare Cell

The Students’ Welfare Cell was established under the Presidential Council in the February of 2014. Ever since, the SWC has been working to address various issues that plague the student […]

by · August 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Interview with Prof. Lilavati Krishnan

Interview with Prof. Lilavati Krishnan

Professor Lilavati Krishnan, from the HSS department, has retired from active teaching this year. She taught PSY151A almost every year for the incoming batch. She has left behind a rich […]

by · August 2, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Engineering Sciences: The Real Picture

Engineering Sciences: The Real Picture

Of the many programs offered at the undergraduate level at IIT Kanpur, the newest one, chronologically, but not so much ideologically, is B Tech in Engineering Sciences. The program has […]

by · August 2, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Norman Dahl

A tribute to Norman Dahl

Dr Norman Dahl, a Mechanical Engineering Professor at MIT co-authored what is regarded as the Bible of Mechanics of Solids along with Dr Crandall. He also played a stellar role […]

by · August 2, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Only two in top 100

Only two in top 100

So one more year of disappointment. Out of top 100 JEE rankers, only two have joined IIT Kanpur. For someone belonging to the era where more than 50 joined IIT […]

by · July 28, 2014 · 0 comments ·